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Keep the Tubes

When I travel, I put my cigars in metal tubes from cigars I’ve smoked and leftovers I’ve collected from cigar stores. I’ve collected about a dozen of the larger tubes (7×54), they can hold most of what I smoke. Metal tubes keep the cigars fresh and protected from breakage – and they’re cheap. Want to keep them from sliding around in the tube? Add a small wad of cotton. Perfect.
– Michael Flemming, Tallahassee, FL

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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